Cambridge Upper Secondary at Delhi Public School – Nacharam

Cambridge Upper Secondary caters to learners aged 14 to 16, offering two routes: Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O Level. It builds upon the foundation of Cambridge Lower Secondary, although completion of the prior stage is not a prerequisite.


Curriculum Overview :

Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O Level provide a comprehensive and balanced education across a wide range of subjects, emphasizing learner-centered and inquiry-based learning methods.

Cambridge IGCSE Curriculum :

The Cambridge IGCSE curriculum is designed to accommodate learners with varying abilities, including those for whom English is not their first language. It encourages schools to tailor programs to their specific needs and offers a robust foundation in core subjects while allowing for interdisciplinary exploration. This curriculum enhances learners' creative thinking, problem-solving, and inquiry skills and serves as a springboard for advanced studies.

Key Feature :

  • Over 70 subjects available, including 30 languages.
  • Develops knowledge, understanding, and skills in various areas, including subject content, intellectual inquiry, flexibility, English communication, influencing outcomes, and cultural awareness.
  • Syllabuses are international in outlook, avoiding cultural bias and created for an international student body.
  • Choice between Core and Extended curriculum papers in some subjects to accommodate differing abilities:
    • Core : Suitable for a large majority of students, targeting grades C to G.
    • Extended : Designed for the more academically able, targeting grades A* to E.

Subjects Offered at DPS Nacharam :

At Delhi Public School – Nacharam, a range of subjects is offered under different groups::

Qualification :

  • Cambridge IGCSE was first examined in June 1988 (introduced for first teaching in September 1986).
  • Assessment at the end of the course includes written, oral, coursework, and practical components.
  • Grades range from A* to G, with clear guidelines for each grade's standard.
  • Examination sessions take place twice a year, in June and November, with results issued in August and January.

Achievements :

Delhi Public School – Nacharam's first batch of Cambridge learners achieved outstanding results in the IGCSE March 2022 series:

  • Sai Bhavana Yeedubilli secured A*s in all eight subject electives.
  • Nishi Barmecha achieved 7 A*s in all subjects.
  • Eight students received the Cambridge International Certificate in Education (ICE) award with distinction.
  • Additional students received ICE awards with merit.
  • Top performers in various subjects were recognized for their exceptional achievements.

DPS Nacharam has become a top Cambridge International K-12 School in the twin cities, thanks to meticulous planning, excellent infrastructure, experienced mentors, and the dedication of students and teachers, with full support from the leadership team.

These achievements highlight the school's commitment to providing a world-class education and preparing students for success in their academic and professional journeys.

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